We all spend so much time in front of our computers. I've read other threads about ergonomics and such, which I'm sure can help to some degree, but I'm curious about specific hacks for computer eyestrain.
For starters, good lighting probably helps, as well as not having the monitor overly bright, not using an older CRT style monitor, and taking breaks often.
Has anyone had any success with reducing eyestrain, or have any good hacks?
Focus your eyes on something else every few minutes. At home I have a TV next to me at a different distance than my monitor. At work I get off my desk and walk around at least twice an hour.
Not exactly sure how much it helps eye strain, but I think I view my monitor from farther away than most and use the MouseZoom addon for firefox to easily increase text/image size with rightclick+scrollwheel. I would be absolutely loath to go without this. There's a similar addon for Chrome, but it's not as good IME.
I also keep the brightness setting to minimum, and F.lux probably helps.
edit: I prefer the inverted setting for MouseZoom
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